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    Singing, writing songs, Karaoke, Classic Films, Japan, HITCHCOCK! :-)
  1. 1. How does Hitchcock use montage or expressive editing to add vitality and rhythm to this scene? To me the use of the music. The happy tune with hint eerie darkness. Showing not everything going in that room is happy. But the scene was very fluid. And I was intrigued . The glances thru the mirror was genius. 2. As is the case with a lot of German Expressionist films, in this scene, there are many shots that are very subjective and put us into the psychological mind of a main character. Please note the various techniques Hitchcock uses to create that feeling of subjectivity. The
  2. So, what are your thoughts on the headlines written in the sky? To me...that was peculiar - in good way. I now see what the commentators mean about "Avant-Garde". I look forward to watching the rest of the film. This film is true art. Like watching a masterpiece. Hitchcock is the only filmmaker who could get me to watch a silent film from start to finish. The suspense and mystery is thrilling! And Golden Curls, is that name of the girl who got killed? Was Golden Curls a performer and that was her stage name? If so, that is neat. What a way to tell a story without telling a story.
  3. Hi. I'm all late in the game, but better late than never showing up. 1. Do you see the beginnings of the "Hitchcock touch" in this sequence? Please provide specific examples. Absolutely. Mostly his humor. "The noooo smoking sign on your cigarette break" lol. Couldn't help myself. Sometime I express myself in popular song. Anyway, I was referring to the The man smoking under the no smoking sign if you didn't get it. The girl pulling out the hair clip! Ha! Classic. U know, I didn't even know they had hair clips in the 1920s. 2. Do you agree or disagree with Strauss, Yacowar, and Spo
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